Spring semester in-person classes began on March 1. All students, faculty and staff are required to follow extensive health and safety protocol.

What you need to know


Wear a face covering

  • face coverings are required on campus
  • community members are expected to provide their own coverings
Social Distancing

De-densified campus

  • campus spaces support physical distancing
  • staff are working remotely wherever possible

Testing and care

  • RISD is testing 50 percent of its on-campus population every week
  • COVID-19 evaluation is available to students at Thompson House respiratory clinic staff 
  • Learn more about testing

Tracking COVID-19 at RISD

  • the COVID-19 dashboard provides up-to-date statistics from ongoing campus testing
  • data is updated daily Monday—Friday with laboratory-verified results

Seek support


Keep informed

Personal, confidential and quality health care – right on campus.

Supporting and promoting good mental health at RISD.

Stay updated on COVID-19 with community updates, FAQs and resources.

Announcements and Events

Sometimes we’re all affected by a health condition — from cold and flu season to more serious issues. Check here for important, timely news on events or services to help you stay healthy — and to get the latest updates on any campus-wide health alerts.